Archive for April 23, 2018

Tribute to a fearless politician and prolific orator, Hon. Daniel Wuor Joak

By Deng Vanang, Dares Salaam, Tanzania

April 23, 2018 (SSB) — Every man has a friend to count on whether at good or hard times as there is a foe to equally content with.

In this reality of life Daniel Wuor Joak is no different among five already passed away friends to whom I happened to be closer while living in Kenya in early 1990s and 2000s.

First among them to fall under the hellish spell of grim reaper in 2006 is a renowned Professor of history, Gabriel Giet Jal.

Who admired my unwavering pursuit of education to the point of confiding in me to major in history as I entered Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi in September, 1997.

Not knowing what to do with history rather than teaching, I silently turned down his request and instead majored in philosophy and political sciences.